Swept in by a Hurricane, Climate Change Returns to Washington

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After two years as the new third rail of American politics, climate change is poised for a return to Capitol Hill.

WATCH: On Long Island, Sandy Victims Vote—Or Not

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On Long Island, Sandy victims emerge from shattered lives to vote.

VIDEO: Weary NJ Voters Face Election Day Ordeal

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“We really don’t care about the election right now, it’s the furthest thing from our minds” one resident says. Still, officials are scrambling to keep the polls open Tuesday.

VIDEO: With or Without FEMA, Staten Island Sifts Through the Rubble

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FEMA finally arrives in Staten Island to assess damage, and finds a community already banding together.

NYC Gas Crisis “Like Something You See in the Movies”

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With most mass transit still down, and precious little gas on hand, traffic deadlocks in Brooklyn.

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